Environmental Policy

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging residents to conserve as the hot summer months approach.
In just over a week, California wildfires burned more than 1.2 million acres, compared with an annual average of 450,000 acres over the last five years.
Some advocates say Happy the elephant should be legally considered a person, and freed from the Bronx Zoo, where she has spent the last 45 years.
Despite efforts by the Biden administration and Michigan's governor, the Palisades nuclear plant shut down 11 days early.
Offshore wind power is poised to take off on the East Coast, and one building trades union has invested big money in its future.
“The Greatest Show on Earth” ended its 146-year run in 2017 when ticket sales declined after customers became conflicted about animal acts.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is hindering President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda and getting called out for his actions.
Much of the Trans Mountain pipeline’s route lies within the territory of the Secwepemc Nation, which has never relinquished its land to the Canadian government by treaty, land sale, or surrender.
It’s the first time that a mass bleaching has happened during a La Niña year, when the ocean is supposed to be cooler than usual.
A report has found that the condition of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has deteriorated since its last evaluation by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority in 2014. The causes cited for this include climate change, overfishing and coral bleaching events. Experts believe its condition can be improved if strong local and global actions are taken. The reef’s status as a UNESCO World Heritage listing is at risk considering this outlook.